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Doctors say alcohol-free days needed to protect liver

A night of drinking should be followed by two or three alcohol-free days, doctors have advised.

The liver needs time to recover if people are consuming more than just a small alcoholic drink, the Royal College of Physicians (RCP) has said.

Fiona Trott reports.

  • 22 Oct 2011
  • From the section Health
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